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DELL Inspiron 15 5558
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DELL Inspiron 15 5558 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558 the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 4GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 5558's discrete graphics adapter memory is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,803 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good reviews for its notebook PCs. DELL also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 5558 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. In addition, this DELL notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops that came out more than a year ago is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5558, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5558 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 4.1GB.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Inspiron 15 5558 is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 5558 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 5558 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Inspiron 15 5558 which has ten maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Inspiron 15 5558 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Inspiron 15 5558 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 which has two total number of SATA connectorss.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Inspiron 15 5558 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5558 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5558.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5558 do not have a touchscreen. The Inspiron 15 5558 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of this type and age is 0.3MP and the highest is 2MP.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Inspiron 15 5558 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5558 ranges from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Inspiron 15 5558 has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5558

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Display Diagonal

The Inspiron 15 5558 has a fairly typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 5558 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 5558.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 5558.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.2kg heavy portable PCs and we think the DELL Vostro 15 3558[plb_2926403_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Inspiron 15 5558 has a pretty standard battery life (max) (7 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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29 September 2015

Its build quality and battery life aren't the best we've seen, but the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is still decent value...

14 July 2015

Dell Inspiron 5558 is a good mid-range multimedia notebook that offers good specs at a reasonable price. It has enough performance in store to handle even pretty demanding computational tasks, and...

12 October 2015

Dell , Inspiron 15 serisinin inceledi?imiz modeliyle beraber 2000 TL alt? segmentte ben de var?m ve iddial?y?m diyor. Inspiron 15 serisinin bu yeni modeli 15.6 inçlik boyutu, tasar?mdaki sadeli?i... Read more…

24 July 2015

Dell Inspiron 15 5558 to laptop wielofunkcyjny o wydajno?ci wystarczaj?cej do codziennych zastosowa?. Jego karta grafiki (GeForce 920M) nie zalicza si? do wydajnych, ale umo?liwia zagranie w...

5 July 2015

Mörk skärm. Dells Inspiron 15-5558 marknadsförs som en bärbar allrounddator för konsumenter. Den lockar med en IPS-skärm som tyvärr har alldeles för låg ljusstyrka. Dell har även snålat... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Maria

I love my new laptop and the workers at b&h were great in helping me find what I needed and they're super friendly!

Easy To Use
Lacks Power

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i34005, dell i35005, dell i34005u, dell i35005u
Barcodes 05397063753314, 05397063753505, 05397063753529, 05397063764570

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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